Ethiopian government says it has recaptured Lalibela, U.N. World Heritage site

Ethiopian government says it has recaptured Lalibela, U.N. World Heritage site

ADDIS ABABA, Dec 1 (Reuters) – Ethiopian government forces and their regional allies have recaptured the town of Lalibela, a United Nations World Heritage Site, from Tigrayan forces, the prime minister’s office... Read more »
Comment on Ethiopian forces vow to crush ‘the terrorist group’ in a new offensive by Newera

Comment on Ethiopian forces vow to crush ‘the terrorist group’ in a new offensive by ayalew_mognu

Is Ethiopia’s population just ONE PERSON, Abiy Ahmed? Why are Nationalist Ethiopians sitting on the sidelines watching TPLF wreak havoc? TPLF [Tigray Pirates’ Looting Fleet] has never had Tigray’s interest at heart... Read more »
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Ethiopian forces vow to crush ‘the terrorist group’ in a new offensive

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia’s spreading Tigray conflict faced a dangerous escalation Friday as an Amhara regional official said Amhara forces will launch an offensive on Saturday against Tigray forces who have entered the... Read more »
In Ethiopia’s war, a retreat worthy of African ideals

In Ethiopia’s war, a retreat worthy of African ideals

A leader’s admission of atrocities in Tigray fulfills a principle of accountability. By the Monitor’s Editorial Board Over the past quarter century, Africa’s leaders have steadily erected standards to better manage their own... Read more »
Ethiopia votes in greatest electoral test yet for PM Abiy

Ethiopia votes in greatest electoral test yet for PM Abiy

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia was voting Monday in the greatest electoral test yet for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as war and logistical issues meant ballots wouldn’t be cast in more... Read more »
Ethiopia: war in Tigray threatens to end Abiy’s dream of unity

Ethiopia: war in Tigray threatens to end Abiy’s dream of unity

At a makeshift shelter in a school in Mekelle, capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, Gezae Wolderaphael, an aquiline-featured young sesame farmer, shows what he says are rifle butt and knife wounds on his face... Read more »
Comment on ‘Clean out our insides’: Ethiopia detains Tigrayans amid war by Agazian

Comment on ‘Clean out our insides’: Ethiopia detains Tigrayans amid war by Agazian

We are back to the red terror era of the Megistu regime in Oromia. Abiye ordered to kill young men and women in Oromia and throw them in to the street to... Read more »
Comment on Attackers kill at least 20 in attack in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region, says official by Agazian

Attackers kill at least 20 in attack in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region, says official

Reuters – Gunmen killed at least 20 people last week in western Ethiopia, a regional government official said on Thursday, in what he and two residents described as an attack on civilians... Read more »

‘Clean out our insides’: Ethiopia detains Tigrayans amid war

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopia has swept up thousands of ethnic Tigrayans into detention centers across the country on accusations that they are traitors, often holding them for months and without charges,... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

The Weeknd donates $1m to Ethiopians in conflict

R&B singer The Weeknd has promised to donate $1m (£700,000) to Ethiopians caught up in the conflict in Tigray. The star, born Abel Tesfaye in Canada, is the son of Ethiopian immigrants.... Read more »